I love you like the woman I am now. Not the girl I was. I’m battered and bruised and I’m tougher, but I’m still here. I’m scared to death, but I’m more frightened of a life without you.
Love is a risk. It always is. None of us is guaranteed a long life. But love takes courage.
You have no idea how dirty I can play.” He laughed. “Bring. It. On.